How Sarah Obama’s kindness transformed her Kogelo village
Thanks to former US president Barack Obama’s grandmother, her village got a police station, had a key road tarmacked and...
By John Oywa 3 years ago
How Sarah Obama’s kindness transformed her Kogelo village
Gusiiland basks in glory as Kenya celebrates its heroes and heroines
From Otenyo Nyamantere, a brave worrier, ex-MP George Anyona to Robert Ouko and Hellen Obiri, the region has its fair share of ‘mashujaa
By John Oywa 3 years ago
Gusiiland basks in glory as Kenya celebrates its heroes and heroines
Ouko brother dies with secret
Mbaja always claimed to know who ordered his sibling's murder
By John Oywa 3 years ago
Ouko brother dies with secret
Sh5b irrigation project brings hope to once hardship hamlet
With daily earnings of between Sh300 and Sh450, local youth and women are earning livelihoods from planting and weeding the paddy fields.
By John Oywa and Caleb Kingwara 4 years ago
Sh5b irrigation project brings hope to once hardship hamlet
Kisumu medics defy return-to-work order
Nyong’o ordered the healthcare workers to resume duty failure to which they will be sacked
By Mactilda Mbenywe and John Oywa 4 years ago
Kisumu medics defy return-to-work order
Raila: My deal with Uhuru is on reforms not ‘nusu mkate’
But yesterday, while speaking on Milele FM, Raila dismissed talk of a looming ‘nusu mkate’ government as misguided.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Raila: My deal with Uhuru is on reforms not ‘nusu mkate’
Rush to open institutions is ill-advised, ministry told
Raila said the exams should be postponed until when the ministry was ready with safety measures in schools.
By John Oywa and Augustine Oduor 4 years ago
Rush to open institutions is ill-advised, ministry told
Patrick Amoth: The village boy who rose to represent Africa in top World body
He will be part of a team charged with drawing up budgets, plans and activities of the world health agency.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Patrick Amoth: The village boy who rose to represent Africa in top World body
I have not gagged ODM legislators, says Raila
Former premier denies his handshake with Uhuru has killed the Opposition.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
I have not gagged ODM legislators, says Raila
Food security project ignites hope in Homa Bay farmers
RDN says in partnership with a UK development’s agency-Ukaid, they are helping small scale farmers cope during the Covid-19 pandemic
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Food security project ignites hope in Homa Bay farmers
Family demands autopsy for kin buried at 2am
Deceased’s brother says he did not deserve the heartless treatment
By John Oywa and Olivia Odhiambo 4 years ago
Family demands autopsy for kin buried at 2am
Tears as curtain falls on King of Soukous
Even at 67, Mabele was still planning a grand come back with a new dance style.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Tears as curtain falls on King of Soukous
‘Standard’ schools project lauded
Standard Group wins praise for its Newspaper In Education program
By John Oywa 4 years ago
‘Standard’ schools project lauded
Miller invests in modern lab kit to raise standards
We are not taking any chances with quality of our products, says official.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Miller invests in modern lab kit to raise standards
Prof Ogutu death puzzle deepens as kin differ on cause
Initial autopsy results were unable to establish cause of death, and final results are expected in two weeks.
By John Oywa and Isaiah Gwengi 4 years ago
Prof Ogutu death puzzle deepens as kin differ on cause
Anxiety as China national hospitalised in Kisumu
This is the third person to be quarantined in Kenya over suspicion of coronavirus
By Kepher Otieno and John Oywa 4 years ago
Anxiety as China national hospitalised in Kisumu
Policeman who led Kenyatta ceremonial parade dies at 89
Kenya’s legendary policeman who was among the first to conduct a full ceremonial parade for founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta in 1963, has died.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Policeman who led Kenyatta ceremonial parade dies at 89
How Moi prepared the way for Kenyan women, youth
As soon as he took office in August 1978, the former president started dismantling laws that discriminated against women and the youth
By John Oywa 4 years ago
How Moi prepared the way for Kenyan women, youth
Police launch investigations as fire razes Kisumu county offices
The fire that started in one of the offices at the Finance department on Sunday, is said to have destroyed important documents containing IFMIS and pa
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Police launch investigations as fire razes Kisumu county offices
MP who offered to be caned for defecting
To escape the wrath of his angry constituents, Ogur had to devise quick survival tactics
By John Oywa 4 years ago
MP who offered to be caned for defecting
Kisumu mourns Daniel Moi - 'Wuod Odongo'
Kisumu woke up to the sad news of the demise of former President Daniel arap Moi, the man they christened ‘'Wuod Odongo" (the son of Odongo).
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Kisumu mourns Daniel Moi - 'Wuod Odongo'
Ochola Ogur: The MP who offered himself to be caned for dabbling in KANU
Cornered, Ogur pulled a good one from his bag of tricks; He came out of the car, like a subdued prey, his hands in the air.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Ochola Ogur: The MP who offered himself to be caned for dabbling in KANU
British teachers head to Homa Bay county
Eighteen teachers from the East London schools set to work in the rural institutions for close to two weeks
By John Oywa 4 years ago
British teachers head to Homa Bay county
Former Nyatike MP Ochola Ogur is dead
Ogur who also served as an assistant minister in the Kanu administration passed on Wednesday at Nairobi Hospital aged 82.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Former Nyatike MP Ochola Ogur is dead
Leaders put region ‘under lock and key’ as 2022 battle looms
The Luo, Abagusii and Kuria have never voted in the same line since the return of multi-party politics in 1992.
By John Oywa and Stanley Ongwae 4 years ago
Leaders put region ‘under lock and key’ as 2022 battle looms
Gunshots, chaos as Police clash with Migori female circumcisers
Scores of people injured and property destroyed as officers break up a female circumcision ceremony.
By Caleb Kingwara and John Oywa 4 years ago
Gunshots, chaos as Police clash with Migori female circumcisers
Thousands displaced as floods hit Nyando
As families counted their losses, more danger loomed as a furious river Nyando showed signs of bursting its banks after heavy downpours upstream.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Thousands displaced as floods hit Nyando
Crisis hits hospitals as Nyanza blood banks dry up
Patients buying blood from private facilities after a major donor cut funding
By Eric Abuga and John Oywa 4 years ago
Crisis hits hospitals as Nyanza blood banks dry up
Flooding scare in Nyanza
Heavy rains pounding Kisumu and the neighbouring Nandi Highlands have caused flood fear with some families already moving to higher grounds.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Flooding scare in Nyanza
How tables turned against soldier after the failed 1982 coup
Moses Amonde Oyugi ferried Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s body from Moi Air Base in Eastleigh to State House, Nairobi
By John Oywa 4 years ago
How tables turned against soldier after the failed 1982 coup
I quietly ferried Kenyatta’s body to State House
Former soldier ferried the founding father’s body in an ambulance from Eastleigh Air Base to State House
By John Oywa 4 years ago
I quietly ferried Kenyatta’s body to State House
Scores injured as Kisumu touts fight over bus terminus
Police used tear gas as touts engaged each other with crude weapons over control of the park
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Scores injured as Kisumu touts fight over bus terminus
Anxiety over Kisumu port opening delay
The Government has since the start of the project thrown a heavy security cordon around the port
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Anxiety over Kisumu port opening delay
MP Ouda: Why I am focusing on education and security matters
As the patron of Kisumu Central NG-CDF, MP Fred Ouda is focusing on education, security and infrastructure.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
MP Ouda: Why I am focusing on education and security matters
Schools benefit from key revision papers
Students received the newspapers, which contained revision examination papers, days before KCPE and KCSE kicked off
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Schools benefit from key revision papers
Ouda: I’m pragmatic, I tell it as it is
In the 2017 polls, he went into the arena as an underdog, but quickly became the darling of the voters and won with a landslide.
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Ouda: I’m pragmatic, I tell it as it is
Facing the cross: Churches in fresh storm over gifts, visits
Questions abound as to whether the church has abdicated its role, and whether it is still playing its role as a watch dog for the voiceless.
By John Oywa and Beldeen Waliaula 4 years ago
Facing the cross: Churches in fresh storm over gifts, visits
Shame of Kisumu hospitals shut over worker's strike
Nyong’o blames the strike on delay by the County Assembly to approve the Sh11.8 billion budget and the revenue stand off
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Shame of Kisumu hospitals shut over worker's strike
Patients’ agony as hospitals close for 3 weeks over strike
Nyong’o blames the strike on delay by the County Assembly to approve the Sh11.8 billion budget and the revenue stand off
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Patients’ agony as hospitals close for 3 weeks over strike
Raila the proverbial cat with nine lives
Is ODM leader Raila Odinga the proverbial cat with nine lives?
By John Oywa 4 years ago
Raila the proverbial cat with nine lives
Two years of hell for Mwangaza as MCAs in third bid to impeach her
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